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Samosir Cottages

| Tuk Tuk Village, Samosir Island, Indonesia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I had a very nice stay at Samosir cottages. We had a room for 4 nights with view to the Lake and that was very nice. The room was basic, but big and clean. If you expect a more luxury, then it is better to take another resort, but if you are okay with a basic clean... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stay away from this place! I have travelled in Central America, Northern Africa and Asia for several months and I never came across unfriendlier staff, especially the manager Mr Bloom. They are dishonest and will lie directly into your face and rip you off. For example they organized a bus ticket for us to Bukittingi, they charged us 100'000 IDR... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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31 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best and the only best attribute of samosir cottages is its aweasome lake view and the location. Perfect place to laze around for a couple of days with awesome sunrise views. Apart from that the Inn is just about average in every other aspect. Rooms are just about ok. Nothing fanciful. No toiletries kit in the bathrooms. There was... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I stayed in Samosir Cottage for 2 nites. The room was facing the lake and I had a beautiful view of the sunrise n just right to take a deep in the water. What was dissapointing was the cleanliness of the room. The cupboard was dusty n no toiletries were available in the bath except towel, a toilet paper n... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We booked our room via email with the manager. We had multiple emails from the hotel concerning our room, however, upon arrival we were told the emails were not a confirmation and there were no rooms available for us. The hotel apologized for the confusion, set us up in a room next door for the same rate and then moved... More

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

I had a wonderfull time in Samosir Cottages. The people are very nice, friendly and responsive. They made us a cinema and helped us to discover the island. The rooms were nice and cool (fan or aircon was not necessary). There is a Batak performance twice a week which is very nice to visit.The hotel is next to the lake,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

My second visit to Lake Toba so decided to stay at Samosir Cottages on advice of a friend. Stayed a week and had a great time! Booked a lovely room right next to the lake. Excellent for a swim first thing in the morning.. Room was large, clean and had hot water which was a bonus.. This is definitely the... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

I am not satisfact with the tour organised by Mr Bloom. I paid 2700k for my transport from Medan Airport to Samosir cottage hotel plus tour in samosir island, transport back to Medan and then back to airport. Price should be inclusive of ferry and enterance fee. But I still got to pay for my ferry tickets to the hotel... More

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Samosir C, Manager at Samosir Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your thoughts regarding Samosir Cottages. I am sorry we didn't meet your expectations. I have spoken to the driver and I can confirm that he was waiting at your hotel at 6.45am as agreed. However, there must have been some miscommunication as the driver was waiting outside and not in the hotel reception. Kind regards Mr... More

Singapore, Singapore
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We booked through Booking.com, the room was run down, had quite a lot of insect activity like small bugs and mosquitoes. Do not expect someone to clean your room during your stay. It's more of a backpacker's type place where you have to bring your own toiletries. The hot water was not working and it took a few tries plus... More

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Samosir C, Manager at Samosir Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your thoughts regarding Samosir Cottages. I'm sorry we didn't meet your expectations. Regarding cleaning of the room, rooms are cleaned every two days so yours would have been cleaned the following day. About the noise, then I am afraid the management of jet-skis and children on the lakeside is beyond my control. We hope you have... More

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Another year, another visit to Lake Toba.. A friend recommended I stay at Samosir Cottages and his advice didn't disappoint: had a fantastic time and met some great people! My room was clean, spacious and had hot water. Beautiful view of the lake also. The wifi here is arguably the fastest on Lake Toba which is a bonus (although only... More

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Address: | Tuk Tuk Village, Samosir Island, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > Sumatra > North Sumatra > Samosir Island
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